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Tasman Meet Pacific

At this point, the two mighty bodies of water have a meet and greet. During storms it is said that there can be 10 meter swells due to the two sea mixing it up.
The Mighty Cape

May 28th 2008
We officially made it to the most Northern part of New Zealand when we reached the lighthouse at Cape Reinga. This is the point where the Tasman Sea meets the Pacific Ocean and the waves form a cross pattern upon the beach. Here would be a storm-watcher's delight as waves can reach over 8 meters in height. Heading South was bittersweet as it meant we were on the last legs of our journey. We ... read more
Oceania » New Zealand » North Island » Northland » Cape Reinga

New Zealand Flag The Polynesian Maori reached New Zealand in about A.D. 800. In 1840, their chieftains entered into a compact with Britain, the Treaty of Waitangi, in which they ceded sovereignty to Queen Victoria while retaining territorial rights. In that same year... ... read more
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